Medical Director
Novartis Healthcare Phils
Metro Manila, Philippines
3d ago

Job Description

750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in

this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this : how

can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like

you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to

explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart

risks. And where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the

world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

Your Responsibilities :

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to :

  • Accountable for Medical strategy for the country and ensures its execution, by leading all clinical
  • and medical aspects of in-country activities and all associated resourcing and performance


  • In partnership with country Regulatory Affairs, develop and manage long-term relationship
  • with local Regulatory agencies and relevant medical societies

  • Coordinates and ensures accelerated access to Novartis medicines
  • Lead the local Medical Affairs teams, develop overall direction and priorities and ensure
  • execution via performance objectives and metrics (tracking of all medical activities etc.)

  • Together with local HR, ensure effective talent management and that the appropriate
  • competencies and the right organizational structures are in place to execute the Medical strategy

  • Ensure compliance adherence in all medical activities and quality in the execution of all medical-
  • related business practices on a country level; provide medical expertise to other functions.

    Minimum requirements

    What you’ll bring to the role :

  • Medical Doctor (MD) qualified
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Experience in Oncology preferred
  • Extensive experience in a leadership role in the pharmaceutical industry with ability to effectively lead and coach scientific / medical professionals, as well as business-oriented colleagues
  • Deep understanding of drug development and approval processes, including experience designing and / or executing clinical studies.
  • Scientific / medical research experience with demonstrated record of scientific / medical publication desirable.
  • Excellent understanding of local, regional, and country regulatory standards and processes, as well as relevant ethical and legal guidelines
  • You’ll receive

    Competitive salary, annual bonus, medical care, health insurance, career opportunities with Novartis group.

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